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Index.

Ragnarok and Valhalla Myths, The, and evidence from which they date, by A. F. Major, 130

Rain : charm to obtain, Loango, 391, Rome, 268-9; on April 27 magical, Morocco, 32-3 ; Jupiter as, 265-9 ; omens from, Jamaica, 73 ; omens of, Jamaica, 75 ; in rhyme, Argyllshire,

459

Ram, see Sheep

Rapanui, see Easter island

Rat : New Year ceremony against, Morocco, 41 ; omen from Loango, 396, Jamaica, 71 ; rat deity?, Loango, 376 ; tabooed, Loango, 380

Rattle, with fetish powers, Loango,

Ray fish : spikes in sacred grove,

Loango, 405 Reaping-hook, in harvest ceremony,

Ulster, 185-6 Rebirth beliefs, see Reincarnation

beliefs Red : in charm for cow diseases,

Glencoe, 61 ; Easter eggs, Huculs,

53 ; peas on grave prevent seeing

ghost, Jamaica, 74 Red animals, see Snake Redbrook : Roman Road or Turks'

Fields, 163 Red earth, in midsummer charm for

fig-tree, Morocco, 33 Regifugium festival, Rome, 330-1 Regillus lake, battle of, 301 Reincarnation beliefs : Australia,

430-1 ; Jamaica, 77 ; Madagascar,

230, 235 ; Romans, 295-6 Relationships : how described. Wye

valley, 172 Religion, beginnings of, discussed,

105-6, 109-12 Religious Ideas of the Arunta, The,

by N. W. Thomas, 242, 428-33 Remus, King, see King Remus Reptiles in folklore, seeYxo^\ Toad;

Tortoise ; and Turtle Revenants, see Ghosts Reviews, 101-28, 226-40, 353-68,

468-96 Rhea, goddess, commemorated,

Messina, 248 Rhea Silvia : associated with oak- tree, 287 ; mother of Romulus and

Remus, 301 Rhon mountains : rolling burning

wheel, 45

Rhymes : {see also Counting-out rhymes ; Folk-songs ; and Place rhymes) ; Argyllshire, 93-7, 200-20, 450-4 ; Monmouthshire, 67 ; Uist,

343 Riddle or Charm ?, by F. Barry, 98 Riddles : Argyllshire, 448-9 ; Ger- many, 493 ; Greece, 352 ; Masai, 234 ; in Solomon legends, 418 ; Wye valley, 178, 352 Riddle-Story from the Wye Valley,

by E. E. Sikes, 352 Rif Berbers : midsummer customs, 34, 37, 42, and fires, 30, but no New Year fire, 41 ; ploughing custom, 38 ; watering graves. New Year, 42 ; wild cat burnt to cure sick animal, 46 Right : in omens from parts of body,

Fjort and Jamaica, 75 Rings, finger : amulet, Etruscans, 142 Rivers and streams : {see also tinder names) ; Juturna, goddess of, Latins, 271 ; straw hut burned on, mid- summer, Morocco, 31 ; water salt at midsummer, Morocco, 34 "Rolling calf" duppy, Jamaica, 70,

77 Romans, ancient : The European Sky-God, IIL, The Italians, by A. B. Cook, 260-332, 462 Rome : (see also under na??ies of kings, gens, &^e. ) ; Antonine column, 267 ; Aventine, 269, 282 ; Caelian, 280, 282 ; Campus Martius, 270, 312, 329 ; Capitol, 268-9, 273, 280, 298-9, 309 ; coins, 300, 302, 304-5, 310 ; consuls, 3046; dictator, 328 ; Esquiline, 282-3 ! forbidden name of, 298 ; Forum, 330 ; Forum Transitorium, 278 ; Forum, well in, 271-2; Fugalia festival, 329; genius of, 298-9; Janiculum, 281, 300 ; Poplifugia festival, 328-30 ; rain charm, 26S-9 ; Regifugium festival, 330-1 ; rex sacrorum, 293, 316, 327, 331: sacred trees, 280; Sublician bridge, 326; temples, 270, 273, 280, 282, 304, 309 ; Trajan's column, 267 ; Vatican, 281 ; Vestal virgins, 326-7 Romulus, King, see King Romulus Romulus Silvius, King, see King

Romulus Silvius Rona : in lullaby, 457-8 Rosalia, Santa, see Santa Rosalia Ross (Mon. ) : burial customs, 66